As by the light of opening day

Author: John Newton

Newton, John, who was born in London, July 24, 1725, and died there Dec. 21, 1807, occupied an unique position among the founders of the Evangelical School, due as much to the romance of his young life and the striking history of his conversion, as to his force of character. His mother, a pious Dissenter, stored his childish mind with Scripture, but died when he was seven years old. At the age of eleven, after two years' schooling, during which he learned the rudiments of Latin, he went to sea with his father. His life at sea teems with wonderful escapes, vivid dreams, and sailor recklessness. He grew into an abandoned and godless sailor. The religious fits of his boyhood changed into settled infidelity, through the study of Shaftesbury and… Go to person page >

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First Line: As by the light of opening day
Author: John Newton

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #57Page Scan
A New and Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Regular Baptist Church. 10th ed. #d33
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d20
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d20
Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family #255Page Scan
Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family (2nd ed.) #255Page Scan
Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #246Page Scan
Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America : Revised edition (1874) #246Page Scan
Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune book #d24
Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune Book. Rev. #d15
Selah: a collection of psalm and hymn tunes, introits, anthems, chants, motetts, choruses, etc. adapted to the use of classes, private circles, and worship assemblies #271bPage Scan
Songs for Men #d7
Songs for Social and Public Worship #435Page Scan
Songs for the New Life #d21
The Church Hymnal with Canticles #246Page Scan
The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d28
The New York Choralist: a new and copious collection of Psalm and hymn tunes adapted to all the various metres in general use with a large variety of anthems and set pieces #108Page Scan
The Primitive Baptist Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes of early and late composition #295Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #207aPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d54



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